Caledon Public Library

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Contests are back this summer with new additions to the photography contest which includes teen and children categories.  Contests run from June 4 to September 10. Drop into any branch to pick up your guideline booklet and entry form or print from the links below.

Guideline Booklet 

Entry Form

 

Appy Hours

Need advice for your device ...we can help. Call today for your own private session with one of our technology experts. Free sessions are held at the Albion Bolton Branch on Mondays between 4 and 5 pm. Call 905-857-1400 ext 237 to book an appointment.

 

Social Media Computer Workshops

In celebration of Seniors' Month. ALBION BOLTON BRANCH | 10:30 am  - 12 noon. All 3 workshops are FREE and require advance registration.

CONNECT with SKYPE | Thursday, June 16

Learn more about Skype, how to establish a personal Skype account and learn about its free instant messaging and video call features. Talk to your grandchildren wherever they are in the world!

SHINE with INSTAGRAM | Tuesday, June 21

Learn how to add filters and share your photos with family and friends. Bring your own smartphone or tablet.

 

Library Living            

In partnership with Brampton Caledon Community Living, this monthly program is designed specifically for adults with iintellectual disabilities.

For more information about this program, please visit the Library Living page on our website.

 

Adult Book Clubs         

Caledon Public Library Book Clubs offer book lovers the opportunity to meet and discuss books and authors with others. Book clubs provide the perfect venue to share perspectives and understanding on a variety of subjects.  With 11 adult book clubs and 3 youth book clubs meeting monthly at different branches and locations there is sure to be a club that meets your needs.   Membership is free and everyone is welcome.      

 


Writers' Ink

If you're an aspiring writer, or are a novelist or poet at heart, the writing group, Writers' Ink, is the group for you.  If you've always wanted to Writers Inkwrite but didn't necessarily know how to get started, or even finish, Writers' Ink will help develop the skills and confidence you will need to pursue your writing dreams!  Writers' Ink also has a blog where members are encouraged to share their work.  For more details, contact Mary Maw, Manager of Communications & Community Development of Caledon Public Library @ 905-857-1400 ext. 228

Albion Bolton Evening Chapter                   1st and 3rd Mondays @ 7 pm

On hiatus for July and August. Reconvening Monday, September 19

Alton Chapter                                              1st Wednesday @ 6:30 pm

Margaret Dunn Valleywood Chapter            2nd Tuesday @ 7 pm

 

KNIT&KNATTER

Caledon Public Library's KNIT&KNATTER has three flocks which meet regularly at three branches. This is an adult program dedicated to providing space for fellow needlers to come together to...well, knit and knatter. Drop by for 30 minutes or stay longer. Please be advised that you will have to leave when the library closes at 8:30 pm.....even if you don't want to! 

KNIT&KNATTER Bolton Flock meets Wednesdays in front of the large windows on the second floor at the Albion Bolton Branch. This flock will be knitting and knattering throughout the summer - bring your crochetting, knitting etc. Everyone welcome!

Wednesdays | 6:00 - 8 :30 pm

**NEW** KNIT&KNATTER Alton Flock meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month at the Alton Branch.  Beginners:  bring knitting needles (suggested size 5 or 6) plus wool for simple beginner projects.  Experienced:  bring knitting project and join the knitting circle. 

Wednesdays | 7:00 - 8 :30 pm

KNIT&KNATTER Caledon Village Flock

Thursdays | 6 - 8:30 pm

This flock will continue to meet throughout the summer.

Newcomers of all skill levels are always welcome to join in the fun.

 

Artful Library

Caledon Public Library’s Artful Library is an ongoing program which showcases art in the library all year round. We display art exhibits free of charge at all seven branches and include artists of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re in school, a professional artist or just someone who likes to dabble, we have a wall or a shelf with your name on it! No exhibit is too big or too small.  Artful Library

Artful Library - Alton Group

The Artful Library - Alton Group welcomes local artists to share ideas, books, resources, various techniques and works in progress.  The group meets the first and third Saturdays of every month from 10 am - 12 pm @ the Alton Branch in the Community Room adjacent to the library.


Evergreen Award

The Evergreen Award is part of the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of ReadingForest of Reading program

The Evergreen Award program was introduced in 2005 to give adult library patrons the opportunity to vote for a work of Canadian fiction or non-fiction that they have liked the most.

The winner of the OLA Forest of Reading Awards - Evergreen Award 2015 is

Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese

List of Evergreen Nominees

 

 

 

 

Accessibility @ Caledon Public Library

One of Caledon Public Library's core beliefs, located in our Strategic Plan 2011 is to "provide equitable access to resources and services for all".  In our ongoing efforts to meet the accessibility needs of our patrons we encourage you to complete our online survey.